Archive - Oct 2012 - News Article
After receiving a substantial donation Wednesday afternoon from Northwest Savings Bank, the YMCA is one step closer towards reaching their goal of $1.6 million.
North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission [NCPRPDC] officials were joined Wednesday morning by Paula Fritz Eddy, the executive director of the Elk County Community Foundation [ECCF], for a lengthy discussion regarding rural community development philanthropy.
An employee was arrested for theft after allegations surfaced.
An ordination ceremony will be held this Sunday at 5:30 p.m. for Jennifer Fair at the Faith United Methodist Church of Christ at 400 Ash St. in Ridgway.
Students and teachers at Johnsonburg Elementary School participated in the County Wide Pink Day on Friday, Oct.Â 19.Â Teachers also donated money through a jeans dayÂ to be given to Hahne Cancer Center of DuBois.
On Aug. 19, 2012, members of the Stride for Stride 4-H Club competed at this year's District VIII 4-H Horse Show held in Potter County. Four members qualified to compete at the State 4-H Championships held at the Farm Show Building in Harrisburg at the end of October. From left to right, Michaela Blauser is showing her horse "Indigo" in Keyhole Horses, Sr., Ellie Flynn is showing her horse "I Gotta Lope" in Open Trail, Jr., William Thompson is showing his horse "PS Red White n Clue" in Western Grooming and Showmanship, Jr.
Chilly wet weather greeted the early risers waited to start the local Pheasants Forever Chapter 630 Eleventh Annual Youth Mentored Pheasant Hunt held on Saturday.
Russell's Notary Services, located at 321 Allenhurst Ave., Ridgway, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon for its office.
Students from Francis S. Grandinetti Elementary School in Ridgway celebrated the countywide Pink Day on Friday.
With deck replacement work complete, PennDOT plans to fully open two Elk County bridges on Friday, Oct. 19. Making the repairs will keep the bridges in service for years to come. Both bridges are located on Route 949 near Portland Mills. The bridges are about 500 feet apart, with one spanning Toby Creek and one spanning the railroad. Traffic has been controlled at the bridges by temporary signals. Once both lanes are opened on the bridges, PennDOT will turn the signals off and remove them.